Stephen Smalley wrote:
On the RH9 side, you are likely running into the old
problem in older 2.4 kernels; the fix for that problem was backported to
a FC1 kernel update long ago, IIRC, but naturally not to RH9.
contains a pointer to the patch which can be applied to
kernel-2.4.20-37.9.legacy with only small offsets.
I did so, and the rebuilt kernel works. The same patch also
applies to RedHat 8.2, and the resulting kernel works, too.